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No dude you aren’t the only one: Men lack skills for online dating

The platform conducted the research in October among its users, with the participation of over 550 women.

sex and relationships Updated: Dec 29, 2015 19:06 IST
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Online dating is more than jut swiping left or right.(Shutterstock)

Men need to upgrade their conversation skills for online dating, says a nationwide research conducted by dating app TrulyMadly.

The platform conducted the research in October among its users, with the participation of over 550 women.

Over 63% of the respondents in the 18-25 years age group expressed they want men to upgrade their conversation skills, and interestingly over 73% women respondents in the 26-35 years age group shared the same desire.

Over 63% of the respondents in the 18-25 years age group expressed they want men to upgrade their conversation skills. (Shutterstock)

“Clearly, learning the art of conversation is the best thing a majority of Indian men can do to find a great date online,” Vimoha Bagla, head of content at TrulyMadly, said in a statement.

Interestingly, nearly 29% of women in 18-25 years age group say they are looking for a casual relationship online, while over 88% of women in 26-35 years group said they are looking for a long-term relationship.

Read: Pros and cons of casual dating in India

The research also revealed that nearly half of women in the 26-34 years group have gone out on at least one date through the dating app, while over 36% of women in 18-25 years group have done so. Over 38% of women said they would prefer a match in the same city.